Blanca E. Cardenas Barragan is a Mexican artist residing and working throughout the state Texas. She graduated from Sam Houston State University in 2018 with a BFA in 2D Studio Art, focusing in drawing and painting. She has had extensive exposure to various artistic mediums such as book making, sculpture, printmaking and ceramics, but her passions are deeply rooted in graphic novels. Blanca’s work centers around the female form while illustrating its confidence and beauty using visually enticing pin-up styled illustrations. Her work has been featured in various galleries, including the Satellite Gallery in Huntsville, Texas and the Brooklyn Art Library in Brooklyn, NY. Blanca married in November of 2018 and afterwards will continue on to pursue an MFA in Illustration and work towards a career as a graphic novel cover artist.